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Name: Ellen
Status: other
Grade: other
Location: CA
Country: USA
Date: Fall 2012


Question:
Once a spider web has been built and used to capture prey, what then becomes of the web nightly? There is a spider who begins building at dusk, busily gets her meal in cocoons and by morning the web is gone.



Replies:
Some spiders actually eat the web, presumably to "recycle" the material into the next construction.

J. Elliott


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